Tag: food prices

Op-Ed: Africa locks down: No time for test runs

“Italy has given the rest of the world a tragic glimpse of what a lockdown needs to look, especially for countries that blink and fail to take action fast,” writes former Director of Communication and External Relations at the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Victor Oladokun.

Nigeria’s rising food prices: What should be done

How Nigeria needs keep food prices down

Clues and solutions to Kenya’s puzzling food price crisis

Governments everywhere have the twin responsibility of ensuring that food prices are affordable for the majority of people, while guaranteeing good margins for producers. In practice, many opt to subsidise producers of staple...